Spiritual

On A Spiritual Trail In Rishikesh

Spirituality is as evident here as the flow of the mighty Ganga. Rishikesh has historically been a haven for ascetics and serves as the gateway to the revered Garhwal mountains

The town with the Ganges river flowing through it Photo: Dan Baciu/Shutterstock
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Nestled in the Himalayas, Rishikesh is globally renowned for its multi-faceted identity. It is known as a sacred temple town and has established itself as an international center for yoga. The most defining feature of Rishikesh is the majestic Ganga River. In the backdrop of bustling lanes, and the presence of ascetics, backpackers, and spiritual tourists, the river bestows a deep sense of tranquility to the town. Spirituality is as evident here as the flow of the mighty Ganga. Rishikesh has historically been a haven for ascetics and serves as the gateway to the revered Garhwal mountains. The region is home to significant sites such as the source of the Ganga, the shrines of Badrinath and Kedarnath, and many other sacred destinations. Here is a guide to a spiritual trail in Rishikesh.

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